07/29/2019 3:38 PM -
The Lethbride Bulls sported some spiffy pink jerseys in support of breast cancer on Sunday afternoon as they welcomed the Okotoks Dawgs to town, downing them by a score of 3-1.
Dylan Steen took to the mound for the Bulls in his eighth start of the season, tossing seven innings in a dominant performance where he struck out seven Okotoks batters. Steen now holds an ERA of 3.24 for the season with 42 strikeouts and a record of 4-3. Tevin Hall came in relief of Steen, pitching the eighth inning, before handing things off to the closer, Evan O'Toole who shut the Dawgs down in the ninth.
Ashton Roy snapped a 1-1 tie, providing the Bulls with a two-run single, giving them the 3-1 lead, as he finished the ballgame 2-4. Kaleb Warden picked up the other RBI for the Bulls with a single that scored David Hudleson, as he went 1-3.
The win mproves the Bulls to 27-22 and keeps them neck-and-neck with the Medicine Hat Mavericks in the race for second place in the Western Division. The Mavericks (27-21) downed the Melville Millionaires 12-2 Sunday afternoon in Medicine Hat to stay a half-game up on the Bulls.
The pink jerseys the Bulls wore on the field were auctioned off, with proceeds going to breast cancer research, something the organization has been doing for years.
Lethbridge is back in action Monday as they head to Okotoks to face the Dawgs in game three of their three-game set, which is currently tied 1-1.
The next home game is Tuesday at Spitz Stadium vs the Medicine Hat Mavericks, which is sure to be a great matchup as the teams teams currently sit half a game of each other, battling for second spot in the WCBL's West Division.